LOS ANGELES – An unidentified woman has filed a civil lawsuit alleging American rapper Snoop Dogg sexually assaulted and used a battery after she attended one of his concerts in 2013. forced what the musician’s spokesman called a “useless strike”.
The lawsuit was filed Wednesday, days before Snoop Dogg was due to perform at the Super Bowl halftime show with other hip-hop acts near Los Angeles.
The woman has been identified as Jane Doe and is described as a dancer, model, presenter and actress who has worked with Snoop Dogg, although his spokesperson says she has never worked with Snoop Dogg. work for artists.
In a lawsuit filed in the Central District of California against Calvin Broadus aka Snoop Dogg, the woman said Snoop Dogg entered the bathroom she was using, forced her to perform oral sex and masturbate in front of her face. aunt.
“Plaintiff found herself thinking about her job security if she was unhappy with Defendant Snoop Dogg,” the lawsuit states. “Plaintiff feels pressured by defendant Snoop Dogg due to his dominance and his position of power over her, including the ability to hire and fire her and ensure that she will never be hired in his industry again.”
A spokesman for Snoop Dogg said the musician “never had any sexual encounters” with the woman and that the allegations were “simply futile.”
“They appear to be part of a get-rich-scam scheme to blackmail Snoop Dogg shortly before he performed at this Sunday’s Super Bowl halftime show,” the spokesperson said. .
The spokesperson said similar allegations were made in December 2021 by a woman, using her full name, through California’s Department of Fair Employment and Housing.
“What is clear is that this takedown scheme is disgraceful. Attempts to use the courts to promote this scheme are also shameful and detrimental to the real victims who deserve to be trusted,” the spokesperson said. added.
The woman said in the lawsuit she was also sexually assaulted the previous evening by an employee of Snoop Dogg, who is also referred to as the defendant. The lawsuit states that the parties have attempted to resolve the issue through mediation.
On Instagram on Wednesday, Snoop Dogg wrote that “Golden season is here, be careful… take care of yourselves. And. Keep your circles small.”
The lawsuit, which seeks unspecified damages, said the post came shortly after mediation talks broke down.
(Reporting by Lisa Richwine, Editing by Rosalba O’Brien and Daniel Wallis)